(Rossini: La Cenerentola). Bass. Father of Tisbe and Clorinda and stepfather of Cenerentola, whom he treats like a servant. He hopes to marry one of his daughters to the Prince and is astonished when the Prince falls in love with Cenerentola. Aria: Miei rampolli femminini (‘My female offspring’). Created (1817) by Andrea Verni.